Methodological notes

Spin light

 a,  b,  c
a Research Institute of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, Tomsk State University, Tomsk, Russian Federation
b Lomonosov Moscow State University, Department of Physics, Leninskie Gory 1 build. 2, Moscow, 119991, Russian Federation
c Institute of High-Current Electronics, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Akademicheskii prosp. 4, Tomsk, 634055, Russian Federation

The spin magnetic moment of an electron moving in an homogeneous magnetic field is a source of electromagnetic radiation. This radiation (spin light) shows up at high energies and it is available for measurements in contemporary electron accelerators. The spin light identification problem is considered when the spin radiation proceeds against the background of powerful synchrotron radiation, recoil effects, and other relativistic phenomena. A relativistic neutron is considered to be a source of pure spin radiation. The correspondence principle is formulated for spin radiation with and without the spin flip.

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PACS: 41.60.−m
DOI: 10.1070/PU1995v038n09ABEH000107
Citation: Bordovitsyn V A, Ternov I M, Bagrov V G "Spin light" Phys. Usp. 38 1037–1047 (1995)
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Оригинал: Бордовицын В А, Тернов И М, Багров В Г «Спиновый свет» УФН 165 1083–1094 (1995); DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.0165.199509e.1083

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